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Ecology, Evolution and Humanity

Breadth TrackYear: 2019

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This sequence explores the unique place of humans in the earth's evolutionary history, and the diverse ways in which evolutionary process continue to affect contemporary human society.

Subject Options

Code Name Study period Credit Points
BIOL10004 Biology of Cells and Organisms
Semester 1
UNIB10003 An Ecological History of Humanity
Semester 1
ECOL20003 Ecology
Semester 2

Students can extend this track by taking:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ZOOL30004 Evolution and the Human Condition
Semester 1


Except for UNIB10003 An Ecological History of Humanity, none of the subjects listed above are available as breadth for Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Biomedicine or Bachelor of Engineering students.

Some of these subjects are not available as breadth for all Bachelor of Environments students. Refer to Restrictions for Breadth Options within the Bachelor of Environments - relating to specific majors for more information.

What is a Breadth Track?

A breadth track is a sequence of three or more subjects (taken as part of a Melbourne Bachelor degree) that progressively develops knowledge and skills relevant to a coherent domain, theme, topic or issue. It is a suggested set of subjects, rather than a requirement.

Last updated: 23 July 2019